Woman allegedly struck with Samurai sword

POLICE are investigating the unlawful wounding of a woman that occurred last night in Leichhardt.

Initial investigations indicate that around 11.29pm a man and woman were involved in an altercation at a residence in Jane Street.

During this time it is alleged the man has struck the female with an ornamental Samurai sword resulting in a laceration to the woman's neck.

A 24-year-old Leichhardt woman was taken by Queensland Ambulance Service to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The 28-year-old Leichardt male was disarmed by other residents and in the process of being disarmed he sustained a head injury.

As a result the man was transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital where he remains under observation.

Investigations are continuing.

There is no further information available at this stage.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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